12 Penny, Britain, 1773

1/2 Penny, Britain, 1773

Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 penny coin, George III
Britain, 1773
Obverse Image: Right facing portrait of George III wearing a laurel crown.
Obverse Text: GEORGIVS / III / REX
Reverse Image: Britannia seated with a shield.
Reverse Text: BRITANNIA / 1773
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1773
ruler
George III King of Great Britain
issuing authority
George III King of Great Britain
place made
United Kingdom: Great Britain
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .2 cm x 2.8 cm; 3/32 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
2013.0262.100
accession number
2013.0262
catalog number
2013.0262.100
Credit Line
Lee Eby Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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